Apple announced yesterday that the iPhone 4 will be available to customers in China beginning Saturday, September 25 at 8:00 a.m. at Apple Retail Stores, including the new Apple Store Hong Kong Plaza in Shanghai, and the new Apple Store Xidan Joy City in Beijing, which are opening on the same day. iPhone 4 will also be available on Saturday at China Unicom retail stores for qualified buyers with a new two year contract.
Customers who buy their iPhone 4 at an Apple Retail Store will receive free Personal Setup services, helping them customize their new iPhone by setting up their email, loading their favorite apps from the App Store, and other tips to get up and running before they leave the store. In addition, Apple Retail Stores will host special workshops throughout the day to help customers learn more about iPhone 4.
iPhone 4 will be sold in China through Apple’s retail stores for a suggested retail price of CNY4,999 for the 16GB model and CNY5,999 for 32GB model without a contract. At China Unicom stores, iPhone 4 will be available for qualified buyers with a new two year contract, sold separately. To all our Chinese readers, 5 days and counting before you can get your hands on the new iPhone 4, who’s excited?